Part of:
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Frank Newby (consulting engineer)
  • Etablissement public du parc de La Villette (client)
  • Bernard Tschumi (correspondence writer)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)



1983-1990, predominant 1986-1987

Level of archival description:
File 139
Extent and medium:
  • 450 drawings
    143 reprographic copies
    2 artefacts
    0.49 l.m. of textual records
    0.05 l.m. of photographic materials
Scope and content:
File documents an unexecuted proposal for a greenhouse in the Parc de La Villette, north of the Canal de l'Ourcq and adjacent to the lock on the canal de St. Denis, Paris, France. Material in this file was produced between 1983 and 1990, but predominantly between 1986 and 1987.

File contains conceptual drawings, design development drawings, presentation drawings, artefacts, photographic materials and textual records.
Reference number:


Materials in this series were kept in the original order in which they were received.

Paris France

Language of material:
  • English, French, German, Italian
Related units of description:
  • For additional materials related to this project, see the following files in this fonds: Files DR2004:0533, DR2004:0549, DR2004:0551, DR2004:0552, DR2004:0563, DR2004:0579 and DR2004:0591 in project series AP144.S2.D146, Serre (2) contain drawings and textual records; File DR2004:0834 in project series AP144.S2.D151, Tiff contains drawings; File DR2004:0434 in project series AP144.S2.D130, Stark contains a contract; File DR2004:0600 in project series AP144.S2.D147, Strate (2) contains sketches. The following files in this project series contain materials related to other projects: File DR2004:0475 contains a sketch related to Oxmast (AP144.S2.D143); File DR2004:0476 contains sketches related Strate (AP144.S2.D141); Files DR2004:0514 and DR2004:0539 contain textual materials related to Parc (AP144.S2.D119); Files DR2004:0517, DR2004:0521 and DR2004:0538 contain material related to Serre (2) (AP144.S2.D146).

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